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Hawala racket: Six people working as couriers arrested

Last Updated: Saturday, July 13, 2013 - 00:19

Bijnor: Six persons, allegedly working as couriers for a hawala racket being operated from Pakistan, were arrested from a bus stand here.

Dilshad, Sonu, Faazil, Aakil, Kamalveer and Shubham were arrested from the state road transport bus stand in the city last night, Superintendent of Police Rajesh Krishan said.

"95 ATM cards, 24 sim cards, a laptop and 2 lakh rupees in cash have been recovered from them," he said.

According to the SP, Faazil and Aakil, both residents of Delhi, "used to receive instructions regarding money transactions and customers from brokers in Pakistan".

After receiving the instructions the duo would transfer the money into the bank accounts of their customers as told by their associates from across the border, the SP said.

Kamalveer and Shubham used to assist them in making bank transactions, they said.


First Published: Saturday, July 13, 2013 - 00:19
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